The State of the World's Children 2003

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Each year, UNICEF’s flagship publication, The State of the World's Children, closely examines a key issue affecting children. The report includes supporting data and statistics and is available in English, French and Spanish language versions.

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At the UN special session on children

All the possible opportunities, benefits and pitfalls surrounding children and participation were at issue in the lead-up to the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children in May 2002. This was something of a test case of meaningful children’s participation at the international level, which took UNICEF, governments and non-governmental organizations into genuinely new territory.

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